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Rajya Sabha adjourned over Bofors issue


April 26th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha was adjourned twice Thursday as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) demanded an explanation from the government on former Swedish police chief ... Read more...

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25 years of India’s ‘Watergate’: The Bofors scandal (Second Lead, superseding previous story)


April 25th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chronology of events since the 1986 Bofors howitzer payoff scandal - one of the biggest corruption scandals in India in which then prime minister Rajiv Gandhi and many others were ... Read more...

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25 years of India’s ‘Watergate’: The Bofors scandal (Lead)


April 25th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chronology of events since the 1986 Bofors howitzer payoff scandal - one of the biggest corruption scandals in India in which then prime minister Rajiv Gandhi and many others were ... Read more...

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Chronology: Bofors graft row over last 25 years


April 25th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) The following is a chronology of events since the 1986 Bofors howitzer payoff scandal - one of the major corruption scandals in India in ... Read more...

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What Lindstrom said on key players in Bofors scam


April 25th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Former Swedish police chief Sten Lindstrom has spoken out on the Bofors artillery guns payoff scandal, which broke out in 1987. Here, in a ... Read more...

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BJP questions CBI’s intention on Kim Davy’s extradition


May 19th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) After a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) team landed in Copenhagen with an expired warrant for extradition of the 1995 Purulia arms drop case ... Read more...

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CBI released documents related to Bofors gun deal


May 13th, 2011 - 2:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) A city court Thursday released the documents related to the Bofors payoff scam seized by it in 1997 from Win Chadha, an accused in the ... Read more...

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Judge’s observations on Bofors case


March 4th, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Here are some of the observations made by Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Vinod Yadav Friday while accepting Central Bureau of Investigation's report seeking to drop charges ... Read more...

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Dramatis personae in Bofors scam, men who died wanted


March 4th, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) The men accused in the two-decade-old Bofors kickback scandal, which led to the fall of the Rajiv Gandhi government in 1989:Win Chadha: A Dubai-based businessman ... Read more...

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UPA again misusing CBI: BJP


March 4th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) As the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Friday filed a closure report seeking to drop all charges against Italian businessman Ottavio Quattrocchi in the ... Read more...

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The scandal that shook India two decades ago (Bofors Chronology)


March 4th, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Following is the chronology of events in the 1980s Bofors howitzer payoff scandal - one of the major corruption scandals in India in which then ... Read more...

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Closure report end of matter in Bofors case: Congress


March 4th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) The Congress Friday said the court's acceptance of the Central Bureau of Investigation's (CBI) closure report in the over two decade old Bofors gun purchase ... Read more...

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Bofors case: Court accepts CBI closure report


March 4th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) A Delhi court Friday accepted the closure report filed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the Bofors case. The investigative agency was seeking to ... Read more...

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Bofors deal: court defers order on CBI plea


February 21st, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) A local court Monday deferred its order till March 4 on a CBI plea seeking to close all criminal cases against Italian businessman Ottavio Quattrocchi, one of ... Read more...

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Fresh attempt to stop CBI from closing Bofors case


February 19th, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) In a bid to stop the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) from closing the Bofors scam case, a Delhi court was Saturday told that the agency may ... Read more...

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UPA responsible for loot of the country: Gadkari


February 5th, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 5 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari Saturday blamed the United Progressive Alliance government for the price rise, corruption and "loot of the country"."Congress-led UPA government is ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa will not resign: BJP


January 22nd, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Calling Karnataka Governor H.R. Bhardwaj "an agent of the centre on a political agenda to destabilise the state government", the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday declared ... Read more...

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Advani slams government on illegal wealth in foreign banks


January 17th, 2011 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 16 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Sunday took on the Manmohan Singh-led central government over its inability to crack down on corruption, alleging it was ... Read more...

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Congress-BJP slugfest: duel with no winners (Comment)


January 15th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Amulya Ganguli As may be expected, the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) are targeting each other's main weak spots in their current political confrontation, but their mutual vulnerabilities are ... Read more...

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Gadkari questions relations between Gandhis, Quattrocchi


January 12th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 12 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari Wednesday launched a scathing attack on Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and asked her to clarify the Gandhi family's relations with ... Read more...

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UPA has given a scandal a day: BJP (Lead)


January 9th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Guwahati, Jan 9 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sunday said the UPA government had given the country "a scandal a day" in 2010 and stressed on the ... Read more...

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Let home ministry first decide on Qattrocchi extradition: Krishna


January 7th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Friday said his ministry was ready to process a request for extradition of Italian businessman Ottavio Quattrocchi after the home ministry decides ... Read more...

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No change in CBI plan to withdraw Bofors case, court told


January 6th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Thursday told a court that despite the income tax tribunal ruling that kickbacks had indeed been paid in the Bofors deal, ... Read more...

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BJP slams CBI stance in Bofors case


January 5th, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday said that the CBI had "shamelessly" favoured withdrawal of the case against Italian businessman Ottavio Quattrocchi despite an income tax ... Read more...

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Bofors payoff closure case deferred to Thursday (Intro Roundup)


January 4th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) India's premier probe agency Tuesday again sought withdrawal of the case against Italian businessman Ottavio Quattrocchi in the Bofors payoffs scam citing lack of evidence, a ... Read more...

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Court to resume Bofors payoff closure case Thursday (Roundup)


January 4th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) India's premier investigative agency again sought withdrawal of the case against Italian businessman Ottavio Quattrocchi in the Bofors payoffs scam citing lack of evidence, even after ... Read more...

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Not enough evidence against Bofors’ Quattrochi: CBI


January 4th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Tuesday told a court that it didn't have enough evidence against Italian businessman Ottavio Quattrochi to prosecute him in the Bofors ... Read more...

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Delhi court to decide on CBI’s closure report in Bofors case


January 4th, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 4 (ANI): After an income tax tribunal tracked down the money trail in the Bofors scandal, a Delhi court will today decide whether the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) ... Read more...

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Bofors scam returns to haunt Congress


January 3rd, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) The Bofors ghost is out again to haunt the Congress-led government as an Income Tax tribunal has ruled that Italian businessman Ottavio Quattrocchi and his partner Win ... Read more...

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Moily takes on Jaitley over IT report on Bofors scam


January 3rd, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 3 (IANS) Law and Justice Minister M. Veerappa Moily Monday lashed out at senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Arun Jaitley for trying to link Italian businessman Ottavio Quattorcchi to ... Read more...

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Bofors case: Congress to react after studying tribunal order


January 3rd, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) The Congress Monday did not react to an Income Tax Appellate Tribunal's order relating to the Bofors gun deal kickbacks case, saying that it will respond ... Read more...

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CBI perpetuated fraud in Bofors pay-off case: Jaitley (Lead)


January 3rd, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) Accusing the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) of perpetuating a fraud in the Bofors gun deal pay-off case, senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley ... Read more...

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BJP pulls up Congress, demands SIT probe in Bofors case


January 3rd, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 3 (ANI): Following an Income Tax Tribunal claims that kickbacks of Rs 41 crore were paid to late Win Chaddha and Italian businessman Ottavio Quattrocchi in the Howitzer ... Read more...

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Chronology of Bofors scandal


January 3rd, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) Following is the chronology of events in the Bofors howitzer payoff scandal:March 24, 1986: A $15 billion contract between the Indian government and Swedish arms company AB ... Read more...

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BJP demands fresh probe into Bofors kickbacks


January 3rd, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday demanded a special investigation team to probe the payment of kickbacks to Italian businessman Ottavio Quattrocchi and Dubai-based businessman Win ... Read more...

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